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Amazon Fire HD 10 (2017) hack: bootloader unlock, root, and recovery tools

It’s been a busy few months for Amazon Fire tablet hackers. After discovering a vulnerability affecting a group of MediaTek processors, independent developers figured out how to unlock the bootloader and root the latest Amazon Fire HD 8 and Fire 7 tablets… and then the 2nd-gen Amazon Fire TV Stick for good measure. Now it’s […]

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Daily Deals (3-13-2019)

Rakuten is running a 20-percent off sale on home & outdoor products when you use the coupon code HOME20 at checkout. Savings top out at $40, but that’s enough to bring down the price of a Google Home Hub smart display to $119, a Google WiFi mesh WiFi router 3-pack to $219, or a 2-pack […]

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Daily Deals (11-27-2018)

Cyber Monday is over and Giving Tuesday is here. But retailers are continuing to offer sales. HP, Dell, and Lenovo are all still running some form of “Cyber Week” sale. And Amazon’s got a few nice bundle deals going. Today you can pick up a 2-pack of Amazon Fire TV Sticks for $50 or a […]

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Hacking Amazon’s Fire tablets (Black Friday 2018 edition)

Amazon’s Fire tablets already offer a lot of bang for the buck, with list prices starting as low as $50. But this week Amazon is offering deep discounts on most of its Fire tablet lineup as part of a Black Friday sale. Starting November 22nd you’ll be able to pick up a Fire 7 tablet for […]

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Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Samsung Black Friday deals are live

A bunch of stores are starting their Black Friday deals a little early this year. And that’s before you even take into account all the stores running pre-Black Friday sales. Anyway, if you’ve been waiting to score a big discount on a laptop, tablet, smartphone, smart speaker, or other device, today’s as good a day […]

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Daily Deals (8-21-2018)

Amazon’s Fire HD 10 tablet features a full HD display, a 1.8 GHz quad-core processor, and a starting price of $150… normally. But on Amazon Prime Day in July the Fire HD 10 was on sale for $50 off. And today it’s on sale for the same price… which means you can pick up a […]

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Amazon launches Fire HD 10 Kids Edition for $200

Amazon’s Fire HD 10 is a tablet with a 10.1 inch, 1920 x 1200 pixel display, a quad-core processor, and at least 32GB of storage. With a list price of $150, it costs almost twice as much as an entry-level Fire HD 8, but it has a bigger screen, more storage, a faster processor, and […]

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Amazon Fire Tablets gain “Show Mode” which turns them into Echo Show devices

Amazon has been blurring the lines between some of its most popular hardware recently. The new Amazon Fire TV Cube is basically what you’d get if you crossed a Fire TV with an Echo Dot. And the addition of the hands-free Alexa voice service to the company’s latest Fire tablets basically lets you use them […]

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Deals of the Day (4-09-2018)

Amazon’s Fire tablets, Fire TV media streamers, and Kindle eReaders are already pretty affordable at their normal prices. But Amazon has a habit of running sales on these gadgets so often that I have to wonder why you’d ever bother paying full price unless you were in a hurry. Anyway, if you’ve been waiting for […]